The first week of any new job is always a little daunting. But with the right preparation, it can also be a lot of fun.
We'll give you some tips on how to make your new hire's first week a success and cover everything from setting expectations to getting them up to speed on company culture.
Make Your New Hire’s First Week A Success: This is the Quest we help our new hires feel comfortable with the team and their job responsibilities during their first week with us 🥰
✅ Easy Account Setup
One of the most important tasks during the first week is setting up the new hire's accounts. This includes their email address, computer login, and any other software or tools they'll need to do their job.
✅ Buddy System List
Buddy your new hire up with someone who's been with the company for a while. This way, they'll have someone to help show them the ropes and answer any questions they may have.
✅ Plan First 1:1 Meeting
The first 1:1 meeting with your new hire is a critical opportunity to set the tone for the rest of their time with the company. Set an agenda so you don’t forget anything important.
Onboarding Activities For The First Week
✅ Introduce them to the rest of the team. This is a great opportunity for them to get to know their coworkers and start building relationships.
✅ Show them around the office. This gives them a chance to familiarise themselves with their new surroundings and get oriented in their new job.
✅ Get your new hire setup with all of the accounts, tools and software they’ll need to do their job.
✅ Give them tasks and projects to work on. This will help them get up to speed quickly and learn about your company's workflows and operations.